Picture Gallery: Pakistan Day Military Parade in Islamabad


WEB DESK: Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of The British Indian Empire was demanded on March 23, 1940.

To commemorate the occasion, the marching and mechanized columns of civil and armed forces of the country  presented a spectacular parade expressing solemn pledge to always ensure the safety, security and prosperity of the motherland.

Here have a look at a few pictures from the military parade:

 

Pakistan women soldiers from the Army Medical Corps march past long-range ballistic Shaheen III missiles during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani Army Chief Raheel Sharif (R) arrives at the venue for the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani armed forces personnel take part in the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan Army Medical Corps personnel march past during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan armed forces personnel take part in the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Troops from the Special Services Group (SSG) march during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani army soldiers travel on a vehicle carrying cruise missile Ra’ad during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Troops from the Special Services Group (SSG) march during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani army soldiers salute as they travel on a vehicle carrying long-range ballistic Shaheen III missiles during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

An F-16 fighter performs a flypast during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Military personnel ride on an Al-Khalid tank during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

A camel-mounted military band performs during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Young patriotic children wave national flags as they watch the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2016. PHOTO: AFP